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On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
by Albert Bushnell Hart

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures
to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
military preparations on both sides.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

 

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in
national development has been that inheritance of political
traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a
class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years,
and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The growth of constitutional government,
as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment
of two different sets of machinery for making laws
and carrying on government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In comparison with other men of their time,
the Americans were distinguished by the possession
of new political and social ideas,
which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude,
and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was
to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

It is easier to put on slippers
than to carpet the entire world
- Al Franken

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Judgment is discernment on a bad hair day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Hold on... Joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The acceptance of oneself is
the essence of the whole moral problem
and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

Begin each day as if it were on purpose.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

Anger is an acid that can do more harm
to the vessel in which it is stored
than to anything on which it is poured.
- Mark Twain

We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life,
or you can focus on what's right.
- Marianne Williamson

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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